Sync your supply chain with Unison Planning™
Managing supply chains is like mixing music. To nail the perfect sound you first have to synchronize all the tracks. Imagine you’re a DJ. Orchestrating entire supply chains from your digital soundboard. Balancing material flows and capacity utilization in one go. Blending every planning function, every horizon, and every role to create crystal-clear harmony. Sound too good to be true? Introducing Unison Planning™. The smart way that makes the dream come true.
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Unison Planning™ combines all the technology and services you need to master your supply chain.
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Raise planning agility while staying in control
Supply chains resemble rave parties. Things do get pretty wild. To keep on moving with the vibe, you need to step it up. Unison Planning™ keeps the party going at an up-tempo pace. It helps you shorten lead times. Lets you respond immediately to disruptions and events. Smooths out the glitches while you add the finishing touches. You’ll make smarter decisions faster, while keeping all the planning real. Ready to burn the floor?
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Working on your X-factor? Tune into Unison Planning™. It’s packed with everything you need to start calling the tune. Top-notch supply chain planning technology and unrivaled services combine to create the smartest solution on the market. Tap into our experts' supply chain savvy and industry-specific know-how. Our advisory and user engagement offering boosts excellence and motivation. Now it's your turn to stand out from the crowd.
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You only need one hit to go platinum. But it takes more than that to rule the rankings. Unison Planning™ supercharges performance and drives results to the next level. Science-based intelligence and templates tailored to individual industries boost real value right at the heart of your business. From the very start. And over the long run. We have a long history of making our customers' future. Are you in the mood to be a part of the legend?
What our customers say
“The breakthrough planning capability of OMP speeds up how we respond to changes in demand. It gives us a clear view on the availability of bulk items and critical components, and allows us to reduce inventory levels, shorten lead times and avoid waste.”
Akil R. Lile, Director of Planning at Coty
“OMP enables increased agility and synchronization. The supply chains of our products are now planned in OMP consistently throughout the day. The end-to-end approach of OMP optimizes the launch planning of new SKUs in our different markets while minimizing remnants on phase-out products and raw materials.”
Harald Fischer, Global Supply Planning Application Manager at Procter & Gamble
“An optimal supply chain is critical to making sure people, living with severe diseases, obtain their medicines on time. Unison Planning offered the quality and robustness in the planning process we were aiming for. Manual activities from multiple sources are now automated within our new planning system of record. One common integrated process is now applied. This gives better control, greater visibility, and a higher level of maturity, resulting in agile supply chains.”
Nathalie Loicq, Vice President Global Supply Chain at UCB
“We were not just looking for a software vendor, but for a provider that could help us tackle the operational challenges that our current and future activities would bring.”
Jeanine Viani, Supply Chain Production Planning Director at Land O’Lakes
The UK’s favorite baker, Warburtons, boosts shelf freshness with Unison Planning™
Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery business, has successfully deployed OMP for S&OP and for Operational Planning and Scheduling at all of its sites nationwide. The solution has allowed...
warburtons boosts shelf freshness with unison planning the uk’s favorite baker planning™ alignment uk&rsquo s largest bakery business has successfully deployed omp for s&op and operational scheduling at all of its sites nationwide solution allowed to significantly optimize processes further assure packaged products in retail stores was implemented 10 bakeries 16 depots allows better allocate capacity demand assess impact strategic decisions plan schedule production be as efficient possible which is essential their &ldquo we want give our consumers freshest product &rdquo says rebekah hinton head manufacturing therefore need systems that allow us proactively close point sale this requirement called a smooth interaction between packaging transport real-time integration sap it also involved switch from local centralized ian mallinson director confirms benefits: now have really excellent integrated ensuring work together well-organized way best balance service levels cost been challenging project but made through commitment dedication everyone including jos van heiningen customer solutions manager delighted successful implementation: established solid collaboration warburtons&rsquo team jointly put place innovative pragmatic were very happy see able roll out other categories without needing any more help discover consumer goods about helps companies facing complex challenges excel grow thrive by offering digitized supply chain on market hundreds customers wide range industries - spanning life sciences chemicals metals paper benefit using omp&rsquo unique planning&trade   contact netherlands phone: +31 753 72 51 e-mail: jvanheiningen@omp com read full story
The supply chain professional of the future: super-human or team player?
December 8, 2021
Will managing and planning tomorrow’s supply chains be a job only for a super-human? Research indeed suggests that a whole range of additional skills will be needed if we want to manage increasingly complex supply chains...
supply chain professional of the future future: super-human or team player alignment will managing and planning tomorrow&rsquo s chains be a job only for research indeed suggests that whole range additional skills needed if we want to manage increasingly complex successfully but i believe this is more plea set up multidisciplinary collaborative teams than it call one-in-a-million know-it-all as former demand planner know very well how challenging can   planners need keep so many plates spinning with unexpected market events becoming new normal planners&rsquo responsibilities are growing every day digital transformation also requiring mastered recent  survey among industry leaders  conducted by  vlerick business school  uncovers trend problem-solving understanding ability analyze information good decision-making effective organization communication considered lot important today they were in 2013 some special really stand out expected significantly grow importance let me zoom on few them super-humans enough tomorrow’s read blog find end-to-end skill wasn&rsquo t even radar original have become by far most knowledge-based  managers should able understand major drivers develop deep strategic tactical affect operational activities vice versa similarly better disruptions propagate through aspect take helicopter view human-machine collaboration extremely get relief from repetitive tasks having make highly calculations they  focus taking required automation ai mean avoid constant firefighting struggling master data details day-to-day operations running solutions provide necessary signals alarms overviews other insightful always best decisions science skills  form third subset complexity grows does quantity automated reliably think increasing numbers product locations transport possibilities alternative sourcing options leading much wider scenarios analysis strong professionals efficiently effectively draw right conclusions unsurprisingly revealed while virtually none decreasing may give impression lookout almost everything would mistake because impossibility finding such people i&rsquo m convinced &ndash each their particular strengths abilities place integrated into broader displaying wide complementary sheds an interesting light what expect technological automating providing insights support facilitate between members gear your discover power unison planning&trade
What do we really expect from a supply chain control tower?
October 18, 2021
Even though there’s still no consensus on the definition and scope of supply chain control towers, the concept continues to arouse interest among business executives, who rightly believe that a control tower should allow...
what to expect from a supply chain control tower do we really alignment even though there&rsquo s still no consensus on the definition and scope of towers concept continues arouse interest among business executives who rightly believe that should allow them take full entire this is in stark contrast somewhat disappointing results most current deployments out there i&rsquo d like make suggestion about standard be   everyone wants it but&hellip many people but does read blog what&rsquo problem dive opinion article published 2020 gartner&rsquo christian titze offered his critique subject saying &ldquo are artificial intelligence chain: have nobody quite knows how works &rdquo seems perfect breeding ground for confused market with half-baked solutions going live offering little more than data warehouse bi reporting best-case scenarios these reports signal critical deviations occurring pinpointing causes worst cases they either too much or nothing at all fail provide actionable information know complex chains their interwoven levels decision making it&rsquo one thing discover fire somewhere completely different you can fight without causing undesirable side effects i therefore establish four essential functionalities offer functional stages: stage 1: detect  -  any demand event significant positive negative impact presented clearly speed meaning not always real time as close requires cover every level strategic operational sourcing delivery also configurable companies finetune solution so only issues signaled 2: diagnose - potential bottom-line instance revenue service costs calculated along probability occurrence its reach within 3: respond defined benchmarked against each other allowing viable option terms future selected possible integrate automated response conditions under which will triggered 4: learn continuous improvement loop means lessons learned events integrated into gradually enriching decision-making process semi-automated giving leaders beg past decade multiple low-maturity initiatives paved way sea change approaches first recognize need telescopic digital twin solid foundation message has already reached hyperscale providers google amazon starting develop promise real-time visibility would bring good progress stages 1 2 detect users additionally given access smart planning could then responses 3 pursuit 4 because that&rsquo mean when they&rsquo re begging over dream orchestrating your single platform unison planning&trade gain
Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA
March 9, 2021
Avanos Medical, Inc., a leading medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison PlanningTM with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020.
Upgrading SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA...
avanos implements integrated business planning medical inc successfully with omp on sap s/4hana alignment   a leading devices company started using omp&rsquo s unison planningtm as of october 2020 upgrading ecc to was an important strategic decision for nyse: avns and it equally that their supply chain solution compatible the new platform integrator ensures seamless integration current future releases has improved its maturity e2e visibility life sciences connected is enjoying benefits truly core erp first implemented forecasting functionality industry-tailored in 2016 this followed by operational scheduling functionalities december 2018 applied across manufacturing network once mapped path supported journey integrating latest version system &ldquo enjoyed long partnership &rdquo says abhi patel senior vice president at usa pleasing see our generate further value ensure installation future-proof through tight about helps companies facing complex challenges excel grow thrive offering best digitized market hundreds customers wide range industries - spanning consumer goods chemicals metals paper packaging benefit from unique planning&trade concept discover contact svp phone: +1 770 956 27 28 e-mail: apatel@omp com device became fully integrate omp’s
OMP again a Leader in a Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning
March 1, 2021
OMP has once again been recognized as a Leader in Supply Chain by Gartner. This year it is positioned as Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions (SCP) report*. Gartner is the world’s leading...
gartner magic quadrant supply chain planning omp again a leader in for alignment has once been recognized as by this year it is positioned the 2021 solutions scp report* world&rsquo s leading information technology research and advisory company report published february examines vendors of focusing on analyzing market transformational technologies approaches delivering future needs end users &ldquo defines platform that provides support which allows to manage link align collaborate share its data across an extended supports demand creation through detailed supply-side response from strategic tactical-level &rdquo philip vervloesem senior vice president at usa says: we are delighted sixth time us objective evaluation also attests our powerful capabilities scalability integration drive innovation r&d spend first critical gives clear insight into product service rating these areas read learn more about where headed see why leaders *gartner salley t payne pradhan 22 2021    what insights can be drawn new does take find out webinar watch full disclaimer not endorse any vendor or depicted publications advise select only those with highest ratings other designation consist opinions gartner&rsquo organization should construed statements fact disclaims all warranties expressed implied respect including merchantability fitness particular purpose contact svp phone: +1 770 956 27 23 e-mail:  pvervloesem@omp com 2020 story
The rules of the planning game are changing – and that’s good news
September 25, 2020
Vlerick Business School recently issued a research paper – which you can download here – describing the future of planning and planners. The interviews conducted for the research took place before COVID-19, though it’s...
rules of planning game are changing the – and that’s good news alignment vlerick business school recently issued a research paper &ndash which you can download here describing future planners interviews conducted for took place before covid-19 though it&rsquo s striking that many themes conclusions sync up very well with today&rsquo primary challenges example need more agile response to change predict shape demand in an autonomous closed-loop process common target increasing supply chain resilience looks bright anyone involved find out this blog digital planner collaboration not only will they have access systems run much integrated way these also bring significant steps further automating repetitive tasks while giving full control i like because it raises substantial arguments call action solution providers industry consulting firms require power continuously drive management improvements through technology talent particularly appreciate balanced approach discusses how traditional cascade activities become disrupted talks deeply about human aspect vision end is goal but means actually help do their jobs what most let me share some insights   1 flows information cascading decision-making remain be highly automated now does mean exactly today companies work centralized facing costly challenge interconnecting those facilitating exchange between them there two ways overcome we move one overarching system contains all tried failed erp alternatively look efficient connect separate mentions experts aligned my opinion or building open closed build cover any type within single enables us use intelligence available going across operational strategic next allow seamless low-cost interaction other such as manufacturing execution 2 getting requires quality data know saying &lsquo garbage out&rsquo doing over past few years plenty invested amount manpower improve maintain however return on investment has been limited sure was limiting factor cases wasn&rsquo t used its potential due resistance just think hard implement abc-classification so what&rsquo changed starters recent advances ai ml created new appetite comprehensive solutions based big techniques processing huge amounts smart addition data-driven analysis provides organizations better insight into bias that&rsquo 3 go beyond number-crunching taking ownership mission really love portrays someone providing managerial support optimize profitability plant&rsquo touches at essence mission: ensure optimal material same time enterprise assets being best possible fulfilling market needs support&rsquo materialize when able deliver plan hope enjoy reading did message optimism opportunity feel happy hear your thoughts
Organizational maturity: learning to walk before trying to run
September 1, 2020
For those who like to compare supply chain planning with conducting a symphonic orchestra, we like to recommend this curious YouTube video of what appears to be an orchestra of children. They’re playing the opening theme...
organizational maturity maturity: learning to walk before trying run alignment for those who like compare supply chain planning with conducting a symphonic orchestra we recommend this curious youtube video of what appears be an children they&rsquo re playing the opening theme 2001: space odyssey in such horrible way that it hurts your ears one comment suggests there was actually only person correctly while all others clearly had not practiced which if true would serve as good story explain call low organization   why things can go wrong is problem encounter fairly often companies wanting take higher level some these management believes necessary elements are place their strategy has been defined and being kept tune corporate eager reap promised benefits they want rush into digital transformation project but lot still from flaws could include lack appropriate persistent presence inadequate processes practices poor availability reliable data let&rsquo s zoom on removing defining thing it&rsquo another put goes along example value-stream thinking may hampered by departmental structure use conflicting kpis or staff might have sufficient expertise opposed change possibly due insight experience cross-functional collaboration senior holistic attitude approach every potential flaw needs examined addressed prior launching putting right addition reviewing you need define implement support see extremely at executing plans less formulating reflect precisely what&rsquo needed response too slow because plan recent case where steel manufacturer wanted tool preliminary check revealed lacked coherent set business supported automated so wisely decided postpone automation focus first bringing landscape up standard there&rsquo also challenge even when cannot launch intelligence don&rsquo t access comprehensive collection will able optimize stock levels accelerate throughputs current platform erp system keeps track finished products general add inconsistent incomplete incorrect messy master production embarking essential map existing close any gaps do then you'll high aspects find out how holding mirror multifaceted organizations displaying most fail deliver aspect thoroughly under control unfortunately tend overestimate easy managers look finger own that&rsquo hire external experts hold them identify outline opportunities improvement perhaps using spider chart shown crucial evaluate gap assessment deliverable omp should certainly shy away exercise great achievement succeed increasing organization&rsquo small upfront investment avoids rushing ill-prepared mess very much child underrehearsed perform admit highlighted somewhat misleading although image shows choir you&rsquo hearing top professional musicians did switch instruments clarinetists were trumpets violins oboists cellos timpani forth hilarious wouldn&rsquo doing mature ready bring next contact us
OMP introduces Unison Planning at Procter & Gamble
January 9, 2020
Procter & Gamble has successfully added Distribution Requirements Planning and Inventory Deployment capabilities to the integrated OMP Supply Chain Planning software solution. This follows a global roll-out of OMP to support Site Integrated...
procter gamble 2020 omp introduces unison planning at & alignment has successfully added distribution requirements and inventory deployment capabilities to the integrated supply chain software solution this follows a global roll-out of support site processes in all categories regions as result strengthens end-to-end value stream vision p&g omp&rsquo s planning&trade integrates analyst role combining detailed scheduling production ultimately it enables full network visibility from through final centers drives fundamental change concurrently optimizes multi-stage multi-level plan while considering complex manufacturing constraints furthermore powerful hyperlinked cockpit allows what-if evaluations quickly address exceptions identified risks delivers better faster plans fully way with closely connected sap erp backbone via integrator for &ldquo we are adding an innovative dimension our centralization few service &rdquo says harald fischer application manager "omp increased agility synchronization chains products now planned consistently throughout day approach launch new skus different markets minimizing remnants on phase-out raw materials is step closer automated "we very pleased further strengthen 20-year-partnership adds dirk van ginderachter associate director thanks was able shorten cycles single shift industry where weekly still common case demand or events immediately results significant response time reductions level improvements   contact phone: +32 3 650 22 73 e-mail: dvanginderachter@omp com  discover consumer goods